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Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: Throat

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


My selection for this week is:



Throat by R.A. Nelson
Publication Date: January 25th 2011
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Summary from Goodreads:
R. A. Nelson takes us on a supernatural thrill ride, a modern-day vampire story set on a NASA base and filled with space-and-science intrigue. Seventeen-year-old Emma feels cursed by her epilepsy—until the lost night. She's shocked to wake up in the hospital one morning, weak from blood loss. When her memories begin to return, she pieces together that it was a man—a monster—who attacked her: a vampire named Wirtz. And it was her very condition that saved her: a grand mal seizure interrupted Wirtz and left Emma with all the amazing powers of a vampire—heightened senses, rapid speed—but no need to drink blood. Is Emma now a half-vampire girl? One thing soon becomes clear: the vampire Wirtz is fierce and merciless, feared even by his own kind, and won't leave a job undone.

What i think: 
This story seems really interesting and somewhat darker than what i usually see around.I just can't wait to see if i'm correct!

6 comments:

  1. I love this cover and am quite excited about reading this one too. Great pick

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  2. This sound interesting! I love vampire books. My WoW is at Coffee Table Press

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  3. I think I've seen this one around...it does sound fascinating. Thanks for sharing.

    Here's mine:

    http://weboftyranny.wordpress.com/2010/12/22/waiting-on-wednesday-dec-22/

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  4. I just discovered this book and pre-ordered it. It's my christmas gift to me.

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  5. How to Knit a Heart Back Home
    By Rachael Herron
    Publication date: March 1, 2011

    Lucy Harrison sells books by day and volunteers with the Cypress Hollow fire department by night. Her life is just the way she likes it—full, even-keeled, and smooth—until bad-boy ex-cop Owen Bancroft comes back to town. Lucy has always been fearless, never scared about diving in to help others. When it comes to risking her heart, however, she realizes she's absolutely terrified.

    In a small town like Cypress Hollow, everyone knows your business—and there is nowhere to hide. Then Lucy and Owen are thrown together by the discovery of the lost work of local legend, knitting guru Eliza Carpenter. Now Owen, adrift and struggling to redefine himself as a civilian without a badge, will have to learn how to open himself up to life's new possibilities . . . while Lucy decides just how much of herself she's willing to gamble on love.

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  6. OH love any book with vamps in it lol, well pretty much so had to add it.

    Hope you have a Merry Christmas

    My WOW

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